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Old 09-14-2010, 01:37 PM   #41
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Guys on trips to Vegas with their friends are an odd bunch. They all smoke because they are not allowed to at home. I felt like saying to them if you want to smoke grow a pair and do it at home. Honestly, seems like a lot of guys had the mentality of teenage boys being let off the leash. They dare each other to do stupid things like betting blind, having shots and acting like twats.
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Old 09-14-2010, 02:37 PM   #42
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Posting from LV this very moment. I think I'll try to get out early and find a sports bar for the Rays-Yankees game. Then I hope to drink myself into a stupor, smoke cigars, get sick, and tell my friends, "I love you, man."

Either that or I'll get back to the hotel by 9 pm and go to bed.

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Old 09-14-2010, 02:57 PM   #43
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From what I have heard, people are still going to Vegas, but they aren't spending money. They take advantage of the relatively cheap rooms, food and entertainment, but aren't shopping and gambling as much. The rooms rates are a factor of season and events. Summer is cheap, but spring and fall are more expensive. Winter, especially right before the holidays is really cheap. Of course a big convention, sports event, and the like can drive up prices quick. Also, mid-week is usually way cheaper and unlike many places everything is still open.
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Old 09-14-2010, 04:00 PM   #44
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I think people are going to Vegas but they aren't spending what they used to. We went to the breakfast buffet on Sat morning, part of the room deal was free breakfast. 15 months ago when we were there the lineup to get in was quite long. This time we walked in and got a seat straight away. Even playing in the casinos, the tables seemed emptier and the slots certainly did not have a bum on every seat like they have in the past. It did feel as if there was a bit of a crisis going on there.

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Old 09-14-2010, 09:47 PM   #45
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Now for us girls, when one of our party was getting a bit too inebriated we immediately moved in to make sure that she was ok, kept an eye on her and made sure that nothing happened to her.
That is a classy way to act. It has prevented more than one woman from coming to a lot of grief.

Men sometimes also do this, but I think one thing that at times restrains us is a desire to avoid being punched or having other ugly behavior directed at us. Perhaps also the experience of university with very lax attitudes toward extreme drunkeness has desensitized us to what is really going on.

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They dare each other to do stupid things like betting blind, having shots and acting like twats.
I thought you just told us that this is not the way twats act?


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